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Visiting Macomb County

Coming to Detroit for work or an event? Vacation planned for southeast Michigan? Make sure to include Macomb County on your list of places to visit.

From walkable downtowns with one-of-a-kind retail and restaurants, to 30+ miles of pristine, freshwater shoreline perfect for outdoor recreation, Macomb County offers something for everyone. So whether you're on vacation or visiting for work, you don't want to skip out on our communities when you're in Metro Detroit.

Looking for family-friendly activities? Places to eat or have a drink on the water? Opportunities to go boating or kayaking? Maybe a round of golf? We've got it all. Keep reading to find anything and everything you need to make your trip one you won't forget. 

Where's Macomb County?

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Macomb County is located in southeast Michigan, just north of the City of Detroit. 

Fast facts:

  • Made up of 27 communities, ranging from urban centers with walkable downtowns in the south, to green space offering orchards, trails and farmland in the north. 
  • Located a 40-minute drive from Detroit Metro Airport.
  • It's a quick 25 minute car ride from downtown Detroit to our Nautical Mile dining and shopping district in St. Clair shores.
  • Various points are accessible through public transit via SMART Bus or an Uber or Lyft.